“Parents of autistic children worry that their children won’t catch up and that they will spend a lot of time trying to get back to where they were at and that they won’t meet their developmental milestones,” says Adam Harris, CEO of As I Am.

Returning to school after the extended break due to the Covid-19 pandemic will be challenging for all students, but many children with autism will nee(...)

Shane O’Neill has just finished his first year teaching through Irish on Cape Clear island off the coast of West Cork. Photograph: Tony McElhinney

It is a year since Shane O’Neill bucked the trend of twenty-something professionals who flock in their thousands to urban centres in search of promisi(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch and Pat Ryan celebrate after the game. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Maybe the fatwa on hype and hysteria worked. I was told last week that there seemed to be fewer Limerick flags in the city’s O’Connell Street – almost(...)

UCD offers an MA in Irish Folklore & Ethnology which includes archive work.

UCD’s Top five courses MSc in Actuarial Science MSc in Sports Physiotherapy Master of Business Administration MSc in Behavioural Economics MSc F(...)

 From left: Julie Byrne,  Sarah McGovern, and Kate Sheehan celebrate getting their Leaving Cert results, at Muckross Park College, Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Check school rankings on the Feeder Schools app: www.irishtimes.com/feeder-schools/ Download the Feeder School PDFs here: www.irishtimes.c(...)

Most UCC science courses have seen a rise. Photograph: Getty Images

Students have been bombarded by calls to study science, technology, engineering and maths over the past few years. The message seems to be working, as(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: ‘I think some of the, what I would call, educational establishment in the Catholic Church are dragging their feet.’   Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

At DCU in September 2006 Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said “the fostering of plurality of educational patronage is something desirable and welcome in Ir(...)

A prominent Catholic educator has criticised the new  Education about Religions and Beliefs (ERB) and ethics programme for primary schools. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The proposed programme for religions and ethics in primary schools was designed to banish expressions of faith from the classroom, a prominent Catholi(...)

Fr Alphonsus Cullinan has been appointed the new Bishop of Waterford and Lismore by Pope Francis. Photograph: John Mc Elroy.

A 55 year old Clareman and late vocation to the priesthood has been appointed the new Catholic Bishop of Waterford & Lismore. Fr Alphonsus Cullina(...)

Kevin Haugh in action during the West Clare Mini Marathon from Carrigaholt to Kilkee. Photograph: John Kelly

An Imperfect Storm opens on Haugh’s Strand, in Lisheencrona on the west Clare pen(...)